Scrieve o Arbroath – poster
Oor ain culture
Culture is one of the main things that define a country. It makes one place on a map more than simply in a different location to another place on a map. Scotland is no exception to this. From our tartans and traditions, to our writing, music, languages and so much more, the culture that has come to define Scotland has become known around the world.
Cringe no more
In the centuries since the birth of the union in 1707, Scots have been gradually all been taught to dislike, dismiss, or even flat out deny our culture. Known as the Scottish Cringe, this in-built censor manifests in all sorts of ways, often near words like 'twee' and 'parochial'. Bringing a focus and sense of worth to Scottish culture is one of the main aims of Indy Prints.
About this piece
In 1320, six years after the Battle of Bannockburn, a declaration was signed in Arbroath in order to be sent to Pope John XXII. Its intent was to declare Scotland an independent, sovereign state.
This graphical recreation of the lower part of the remaining copy of the declaration contains the most stirring section, translated from the original Latin into Scots.
- Paper size A3, 420x297mm
- 350gsm smooth white board
- Printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper